Dr. Matthew Mutchler

Dr. Matthew Mutchler, associate professor of counseling psychology
Associate Professor

Office Location: Lasker 304 

Dr. Matthew Mutchler brings his passion for teaching and clinical practice to the counseling psychology programs at Delaware Valley University. In his teaching, Dr. Mutchler strives to relate course material to students' past experiences, current lives, and future goals. He emphasizes vibrant class discussions and experiential learning. His research interests include counselor development and self-efficacy, ethical dilemmas, and developing methods to work conjointly with divorced or separated parents.

Dr. Mutchler earned both his master's and a doctoral degree in human development and family studies with specializations in couple and family therapy. He is a practicing Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

While working on his Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Mutchler discovered his passion for teaching. He taught undergraduate courses on family dynamics, and after completing his degree, taught clinical courses in the University's marriage and family therapy program. He also spent several years teaching undergraduate human development and family studies courses at Penn State's Scranton campus.

Dr. Mutchler has presented his work at many national and international conferences, including the American Psychological Association, the International Society of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection, and the National Council on Family Relations.


  • Counseling Psychology


  • Counseling Psychology


  • Ph.D. in Human Development & Family Studies, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Connecticut
  • M.S. in Human Development & Family Studies, University of Rhode Island, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE-Accredited)
  • B.S. in Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Minor in Multimedia Production